Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 28 January 2022), January 1890, trial of ERNEST PARKE (29) (t18900113-139).

ERNEST PARKE, Breaking Peace > libel, 13th January 1890.

139. ERNEST PARKE (29) was indicted for unlawfully and maliciously printing and publishing in a paper called the North London Press a false and malicious libel of and concerning Henry Earl of Euston, to which the defendant put in a plea of justification, alleging that the libel was true, and that it was for the public benefit that it was published.

SIR CHARLES RUSSELL, Q. C., with MESSRS. CHARLES MATHEWS and HART, Prosecuted; MR. LOCRWOOD, Q. C., with MESSRS. ASQUITH and ROSKILL, Defended. The details of this case were unfit for publication.

GUILTY. Twelve Months' Imprisonment.